About The Author
Dr. Véronique LePageDr. LePage is a veterinarian with a special interest in aquatic animals and pathology. She is currently the owner of an aquatic veterinary consulting practice, associate veterinarian at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada and Adjunct Faculty member at the Ontario Veterinary College. Dr. LePage has published a number of scholarly articles on fish diseases, spearheaded 2 major fish disease surveillance projects in Canada and conducted extensive research on diseases of captive syngnathids. She has been involved in a number of other research projects including the investigation of type E botulism outbreaks on the Great Lakes, sea turtle conservation work in Kenya and disease investigations in fish pertaining to viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus, koi herpes virus and amyloid associated with neoplasia in tricolour sharkminnows.
By Dr. Véronique LePage
| Date posted: 11/17/2015
Veterinarian Dr. Véronique LePage talks a common, but devastating illness in seahorses and other syngnathids. ‘Weak Snick’ is a condition that keeps seahorses from being able to eat. Dr. LePage explains how muscle loss and damage is often to blame, and how nutrition may be at the root of it. Continue reading